Don't tell anyone - but I've yet to read Howl in its entirety ((blush)) One day I'll get to it though...maybe....But I do procrastinate LOL. I do think Ginsberg is so perfectly abstract that his work would fit into ANY time. This is the great thing about fabulous poets, their words are always relevant! And Ginsberg is an EXCEPTIONALLY fabulous poet!
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Video: Howl by Allen Ginsberg (Part 2 - censored)
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Allen Ginsberg's epic poem Howl animated by Mark Mentzer.
Irwin Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) was an American poet and cherished Member of the San Francisco Renaissance. He would later be associated with the Beat Generation in a broader sense; His poetics did center around attacking what he saw as the destructive forces of materialism and conformity in the United States at the time.
Words from animator Mark Mentzer: "Like in 1955 Howl is too much. YouTube censored [this video in its original form]. I took out the homosexual and straight sex. I hope they don't take this down. This is Part 2 of Allen Ginsberg's epic poem..."
Note from JPiC Administrator: "We will be posting the original video in its entirely in our forums. Do a search for "Allen Ginsberg" and/or "Howl" and you'll find it!"